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Knox County Law Enforcement reports August 31, 2015

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Fight on Stadium Dr.
Welfare check on Posey Dr.
Disturbance on W. Sandusky St.

 


  

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Arrests and Charges:

Jessica Mantel, 29, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:15 p.m. on Friday (8/14) on a warrant related to drug abuse.
Victoria Zickefoose, 47, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:30 a.m. on Friday for a house arrest violation.
Michael Simmons, 39, of Fredericktown was arrested at 11:15 a.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.
Richard Helfrich, 54, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:45 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.


Traffic Citations:
Christopher Willis, 35, of Mount Vernon was cited at 9:40 a.m. on Friday for operating a vehicle without a required exhaust system and for failure to obey a traffic control device.
Kendra Harris, 28, of Mount Vernon was cited at 2:45 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Stenia McQueen, 31, of Mount Vernon was cited at 3:15 a.m. on Saturday for driving under the influence, for failing to use required lights, for overtaking and passing on the right, and for operating a vehicle while under the influence within 20 years of a prior offense.
Karalyn Rhodeback, 17, of Mount Vernon was cited at 9:35 a.m. on Saturday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.
Colton Moore, 26, of Parma Heights was cited at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday for going the wrong way on a one-way street.
Amanda Strouse, 28, of Mount Vernon was cited at 5:50 p.m. on Saturday for operating a vehicle with expired or unlawful plates.
Jason McCoy, 36, of Mount Vernon was cited at 8:10 p.m. on Sunday for operating a vehicle while under the influence and for driving under a suspended/revoked license.

Accidents:
At 2:10 p.m. on Friday, Kevin L. Crabtree, 47, of Albany was traveling northbound on North Gay Street in a semi-trailer truck. A UPS delivery van was parked along N. Gay Street facing northbound in a marked “no parking” area. When Crabtree attempted to turn left onto E. Chestnut Street, he struck the UPS van.
At 2:45 p.m. on Friday, a large Caucasian male (possibly bald and wearing a black ball cap) was driving eastbound on E. Pleasant Street in a black pick-up truck. On the 200-block of E. Pleasant, he sideswiped a parked 2014 Ford Escape belonging to Herman F. Edmister, Jr. and drove off without stopping. Several witnesses described the incident.
At 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Melinda M. Dufur, 47, of Mount Vernon reported that the rear bumper of her 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis had been damaged while the vehicle was parked in the Mount Vernon High School parking lot.

Incidents:
At 10:35 a.m. on Friday, a victim reported the theft of nine metal Tonka trucks from a residence on the 700-block of N. Sandusky Street.
At 11:35 a.m. on Friday, an officer responded to an assault complaint at the Knox County Learning Center. A juvenile suspect was identified.
Just before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, an officer responded to a reported civil matter at a residence on the 100-block of McGibney Road.
Just before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, an officer responded to a report of a juvenile shoplifter at Kroger. A suspect was identified and packs of gel pens and Mio liquid drops were recovered.
At 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, an officer responded to a reported traffic complaint on the 00-block of Marion Street. A 1998 Chevy Blazer was towed away from the scene by Howard Street Garage.
At 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a report of “suspicious people” looking into the windows of parked vehicles on the 100-block of E. Ohio Avenue. Suspects were identified and arrested for underaged consumption.
At 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, a victim reported the theft of a GPS unit from a vehicle parked overnight on the 200-block of E. Burgess Street.
At 6:35 p.m. on Sunday, a vandalism was reported in the courtyard of Country Court Nursing Home on Coshocton Avenue. A suspect was identified.
At 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a disturbance at a residence on the 200-block of W. Gambier Street. A suspect was identified.

 


 

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 At 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Nicole L. Mitchell, 27, of Mount Vernon was arrested on an
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outstanding warrant for failure to appear issued by Ontario’s Mayors Court. She was transported to the Richland County line and turned over to the Ontario Police Department. The initial charge was failing to stop for a school bus.

At 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, a victim reported a break-in at Kacy Architectural Millwork on Nunda Road in Howard. A window air-conditioner had been pulled out of an office window and a cash-box containing approximate $200 was missing from a desk drawer. No latent prints were found on the air-conditioner. A footprint was located on a scale-drawing that was laying underneath the window. An officer photographed the scene and collected the scale-drawing as evidence.

At 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, a victim reported that someone had broken into Country Lane Bulk Food and Bakery on Nunda Road in Butler. Money and candy bars were missing.

At 10:20 a.m. on Saturday, a victim on Bishop Road in Centerburg reported that someone had set his mailbox on fire between 2:40 and 3:00 a.m. the previous night.

At 6:50 a.m. on Saturday, a victim reported that someone had stolen a Stihl chainsaw from the bed of his truck while it was parked overnight outside his residence on the 00-block of Struble Circle in Fredericktown.

At 5:50 p.m. on Sunday, a victim reported a burglary on Ireland Road in Howard. He informed an officer that someone had forced entry to his outdoor yard barn sometime during the previous week—which he noticed only after returning from vacation. The only thing that appeared to be missing was a red tool-box full of wrenches valued at $200.00. Photographs were taken of the scene. The victim informed the officer that he would be placing a better lock on the barn and setting up trail cameras on the property.

At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, a victim reported the theft of a Huffy bicycle from the back yard of her residence on the 00-block of Grandview Drive.

Chamber of Commerce to host Home Based Business expo

MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Chamber of Commerce announces the 2015 Home Based Business Expo on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre on Gambier Road.  

September's Business After Hours is dedicated to Home Based Business Owners. If you are a home based business you are invited to reserve your table. Chamber member business receive a free table and first priority. Non-members $100. This is a public event to support local entreprenuers throughout Knox County.

The event will feature appetizers, beverages, a chance to to win a free iPad, and more.

Yellow Jackets roll over Marion Harding 55-19

By Kevin Henson, KnoxPages.com Sports Reporter

 

MOUNT VERNON - The MVHS Yellow Jackets opened their 2015 season at home against the Marion Harding Presidents Friday night. Mount Vernon got off to a quick start in the first half and never looked back.

Senior quarterback Mason Williams went 20 for 32 with 348 yards. He had 4 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns.

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MVHS quarterback Senior Mason Williams hands off the ball to Junior Freddie Hart
KnoxPages.com photo by Justin Aikman

Senior Nate Davis had an outstanding return yards on punt and kickoff with approximately 200 yards and 3 touchdowns. The leading receivers for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets were Kaden Daniels with 59 yards and one touchdown, Owen Carpenter with 49 yards, Freddie Hart with 21 yards, Cody Valrance with 100 yards and 2 touchdowns and Jacob Tiell with 16 yards. The final score was Mount Vernon 55, Marion Harding 19.

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MVHS Senior Nate Davis

Next week, the Jackets travel to Newark for a 7:30 kickoff.

To listen to Head Coach Justin Todd's post-game comments, click here.

Signal upgrade work set for Ohio/Mulberry intersection

MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Street Department will be performing traffic signal upgrades at the intersection of South Mulberry Street and West Ohio Avenue beginning on Monday, August 31, 2015, weather permitting.
Construction should be completed by Friday, September 4, 2015.


During the construction period, the intersection will be a 3-way stop.


Drivers are asked to use caution in this area while the upgrade is being completed.

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